The International Student's Guide to UK Education: Unlocking University Life and Culture

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/22/2012
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Are you thinking of studying at university in Britain? Do you feel confused about which course is best for you, about which university to choose, about how to apply and are you wondering about what kinds of challenges you will have and how best to overcome them? If so, this guidebook is for you. It will help you to develop the self-understanding and cultural understanding of UK Higher Education and provides the information you need to help you make the right choice about which course and which university to choose and once there what challenges to expect and how best to approach these. It explains how to apply and how to make the best of this lifetime investment both academically and socially once accepted. It explains the opportunities that UK higher education study offers and the pitfalls to avoid. Armed with this guide you will be better prepared culturally and academically to succeed.The guide aims to provide you with a clear understanding of how British universities function, about how best to undertake your studies and how best to enjoy your time there. It aims to address your hopes and to explore your expectations; offering self analytical exercises on how best to realise and adapt these to the new environment. It also addresses your possible concerns and worries about of living and studying in a foreign culture and works to provide you with information and strategies on how best to overcome these.

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